As part of our partnership with China Electronic Athletics, we’re now bringing you the biggest headlines from the esports industry in China every week. This week in Chinese esports saw the unveiling of LPL and Nike’s collaboration, the announcement of Esports Shanghai Masters, and Forbes China select its top 10 leaders in esports. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter […]
Nike has unveiled the official kits for the 16 teams that compete in the League of Legends Pro League (LPL). The deal was first announced back in February with a four-year partnership being penned between Nike and LPL organiser TJ Sports. Nike became the league’s official apparel and footwear partner. All jerseys have a similar design, […]
Collegiate event organiser Tespa has unveiled Coca-Cola as its exclusive beverage partner. The partnership will see Tespa offer a special collection of branded items for its clubs and players. Benefits for members include regular Coca-Coca Loot Drops that contain exclusive merchandise. During finals season, clubs will receive a care package with Ccca-Cola products and merchandise to share with members. […]
Gaming hardware company Razer has committed $10 million SGD (£5.87 million) towards the development of gaming and esports in Singapore over the next 12 months. The funds will be used for supporting Singapore-based esports teams, funding Team Singapore at the Southeast Asian Games, and investing in companies that are either in Singapore or founded by Singaporeans. Min-Liang […]
Mexican event organiser Pro Play Esports has launched with the aim of giving casual players a chance to compete for money and practice against other competitors. Pro Play Esports will host short tournament seasons every three months, regional leagues, and a ‘Grand Slam’ event that wraps up each season. The company’s regional leagues will allow players from […]
Furniture company DreamSeat‘s brand Zipchair Gaming has been named the official chair supplier of Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League. Players have been competing in the company’s Xpression gaming chair throughout the playoffs, though the deal has now been confirmed for the rest of the 2019 and the upcoming 2020 season. Chandler Suprina, VP of Business Development at DreamSeat discussed the deal […]
Swedish organisation Godsent has announced its return after it ceased operations in June 2018. The Final Tribe, another Swedish organisation, has acquired all of Godsent’s assets, rights, and accounts. Going forward, its players will represent the Godsent brand. Godsent ceased its activities last year with the buyout of its CS:GO team by Red Reserve. The organisation […]
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